[DRBD-user] Meta device too small in 8.3.2

Stefan Seifert nine at detonation.org
Sun Jul 19 10:15:22 CEST 2009

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

On Saturday, 18. July 2009, Lars Ellenberg wrote:

> > as far as i recall you need *exactly* 256mb for your meta disk.
> get your facts straight.
> you need _exactly_ 128 MiB _per_ _index_ .
> which, btw, also means that this form of fixed size external meta data
> limits usable device size to slightly less than 4TiB.

I thought so, too, but was not sure. So I tried to look it up in the DRBD 
user's guide, but just couldn't find it anywhere, so did not correct him.
Was it me, or is this info not included in the guide?


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